Student Research Past Competitions

2017 Competition

Undergraduate and graduate research students had the opportunity to present their work and compete for selection as SJSU representatives in the annual CSU Student Research Competition, held at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo. 

2017 SJSU Award Recipients at the 31st Annual CSU Student Research Competition

Student Researcher(s) Award
College Faculty Mentor
Mary Ryan Second Prize Humanities and the Arts Daniel Silverman
Ryan T. Scott Second Prize Applied Sciences & Arts Peggy Plato

 2017 SJSU Student Research Competition Finalists

Student Researcher(s) Title of Presentation College Faculty Mentor
Alexander Cabot, Irene Lin Search for O[1-] Earthquake-Like Precursors: an MEµSR MgO Study Science

Carolus Boekema

Bryan Dang, Jeland Palicte Virtual Reality in Simulation Training: a Comparative Study for Heightening Learning Immersion to Increase University Bandwidth Applied Sciences & Arts Colleen O'Leary-Kelley
Kunal Goswami Reinforcement Learning Based Adaptive Threat Response in Software Defined Networks Engineering Younghee Park
Sarah Lysgaard Ballet de la Nuit: Staging the Absolute Monarchy of Louis XIV Humanities and the Arts Anne Simonson
Maryam Runiassy Modeling Cloud Computing Threats and Vulnerabilities Engineering Weider Yu
Mary Ryan A Functional Explanation of Word-Final [s] Lenition in Spanish: Comparing Corpus Data From Western Andalusian and Castilian Humanities and the Arts Daniel Silverman
Ryan T. Scott Zoledronate Prevents Simulated Weightlessness-Induced Bone Loss in the Cancellous Compartment While Blunting the Efficacy of a Mechanical Loading Countermeasure Applied Sciences & Arts Peggy Plato
Hadil Shalan Improved Photocatalytic Activity of Hybrid P450 Biocatalysts by Substituent Variation in the Ru(II)-Polypyridyl Science Lionel Cheruzel

2016 Competition

Undergraduate and graduate research students had the opportunity to present their work and compete for selection as SJSU representatives in the annual CSU Student Research Competition, held at California State University, Bakersfield. 

2016 SJSU Student Research Competition Finalists

Student Researcher(s) Title of Presentation College Faculty Mentor
Michael Balderrama Bioengineering an Alternative, Cheap, and Reliable Anti-venom: The LTNF-11 Peptide Engineering Claire Komives
Wilson Florero-Salinas, Dan Li Efficient and Accurate kNN Based Parameter Tuning for SVM Science Guangliang Chen
Angela Gates "A (Blind) Woman's Place is (Teaching) in the Home": The Life of Kate Foley (1873-1940) Applied Sciences & Arts Debra Hansen
Evelynn Henry Immobilization of Light-Driven P450 Biocatalysts Using Cross-Linked Enzyme Aggregates (CLEAs) Science Lionel Cheruzel
Sushmitha Kasturi Why is it riskier for microfinance institutions to lend loans to the women in India than women in Bangladesh? Social Sciences Colleen Haight
Aneesha Kulkarni Modeling Endothelial Cells to Study Inflammatory Responses in a Bordetella Pertussis Infection Science Tzvia Abramson